Tag Archives: Internet

Internet Freedom and ‘Conservatives’

What does the word ‘conservative’ mean?  To me, when speaking in terms of a politician running for office and representing themselves as a conservative, it means someone who will conserve (or protect) the principles of the US Constitution.  (I believe … Continue reading

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Another Way Time Warner Sucks

A few weeks ago I finally ditched my Time Warner Internet service.  Reason:  My Internet service had quit working, again, it was going to take them 8 days to get to my house to even look at it.  Their competitor could get … Continue reading

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Jennifer Pahlka: Coding a Better Government

“I love this” You won’t hear words like that come from me very often. I love this concept, I love the spirit, I love the execution, and I love the direction. Notice there is no use of force in this … Continue reading

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An Open Letter From Internet Engineers to the U.S. Congress

The Internet is one of the very few places where we are free to interact and do as we please. I get real uncomfortable real quick every time I hear how government or business want to regulate and change it. … Continue reading

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Consume Only?

I recently listened to Paul Wheaton‘s  ‘beyond organic’ podcast and he mentioned some interesting, thought-provoking things.  One of the topics was the idea of consuming vs participating in relation to information passed around or available on the Internet.  He made the … Continue reading

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Dan Carlin’s latest podcast discussed a concept that has interested me for a very long time:  How to use Internet technology to replace our corrupt elected officials with the actual will of the public.  I thought it would require some … Continue reading

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Bryson Helped me Bring Back the Internet

Last week our Internet access stopped working.  My not-so-old Linksys router had stopped working.  It would stay on for a few seconds and shut itself down.  This was the second Linksys to die on me, so I decided to ditch … Continue reading

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Time Warner Cable – Customer Service (oxymoron)

For anyone that is unfortunate enough to have spent time with me in person, you might have already heard parts of this story, because it has been going on for some time. I’ll be as brief as possible: August 2007 … Continue reading

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How it all began

In ancient Israel, it came to pass that a trader by the name of Abraham Com did take unto himself a young wife by the name of Dot. And Dot Com was a comely woman, broad of shoulder and long … Continue reading

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YELP.com – great website for reviews

I am always on a quest to tell people about places I shop that have great customer service, prices, or products. I also would like to prevent places were I get bad service at from inflicting pain on others. My … Continue reading

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